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Presentation by Varvara and Bekki at the International Transdisciplinary Conference

In September 2021, Varvara Nikulina and Rebecca Laycock Pedersen, presented their work at the International Transdisciplinary Conference. The theme for the conference was Creating spaces and cultivating mindsets for learning and experimentation. Researchers contributed with the study titled “Dialogue between transdisciplinary and action research: modus operandi and what we can learn from it”. The [...]

By | 2021-09-28T15:08:23+00:00 September 28th, 2021|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seed funding for Public Transport Interconnecting Sustainable Tourism Routes and destinations in the South Baltic area

Region Blekinge (lead partner) received funding for 7 months project starting September 2021. The partners include Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden, InnoBaltica, Poland, The Association of Sea Cities and Municipalities, Poland, Association of Klaipėda region municipalities, Lithuania and the State Enterprise of the Kaliningrad region “Avtovokzal”, Russia. The project idea springs from the recently finalized [...]

By | 2021-06-04T06:56:35+00:00 June 4th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Seed funding for mobility planning and infrastructure in the South Baltic region

We (lead partner), together with partners in Viimsi (Estonia) and Klaipeda (Lithuania), have got seed funding from the Swedish Institute for a 1-year  project "Seeds for sustainable mobility planning and infrastructure" (SESUMOPLIN) that will start in September 2021. In this small project, we aim to conduct a pilot study analyzing, assessing, and comparing the [...]

By | 2021-06-03T10:10:50+00:00 June 3rd, 2021|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Presentation at CSTFM about a process and catalogue of solutions for sustainable PT

SustainTrans member Sven Borén presented at the online International conference on smart transportation and future mobility (CSTFM) the 19th of October 2020 about a process and a catalogue of solutions for cross-border and regional public transport. This study has been realized through the INTERCONNECT project and is the first scientific publication out of two [...]

By | 2020-10-22T07:03:29+00:00 October 22nd, 2020|News, Publications, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our new distance course in sustainable transport systems

Want to know more about how current transport systems can be transformed to full sustainability? The SustainTrans team offers a new 7,5 credit distance course in English about how can we transform to sustainable transport system based on renewable sources and efficient use of energy carriers that can comply with principles for a social, ecological, [...]

By | 2020-12-02T11:04:41+00:00 October 7th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New paper about a process for rapid scenario planning is published

With Giles Thomson as the lead author, the SustainTrans team and colleagues at TISU have published a paper about a process for rapid scenario planning to Support a Regional Sustainability Transformation Vision. The paper was created based on the learnings in the project with Region Blekinge about exploring scenarios for a regional planning project (to 2050) [...]

By | 2020-09-21T13:24:16+00:00 September 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

INTERCONNECT final conference October 1st

In brief, the INTERCONNECT project addresses the opportunity of curbing the car-reliant mobility trend in the South Baltic area by means of user-adjusted and more sustainable public transport services for regional and cross-border travels. The Sustaintrans team have been working in this project since 2017, and it is now time for Henrik Ny and [...]

By | 2020-09-21T11:35:35+00:00 September 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Challenges and opportunities for sustainable shipping

SustainTrans researcher Sven Borén presented at the Baltic University Program annual symposium the 26th of August about challenges and opportunities for sustainable shipping. Abstract: Shipping is contributing to a positive societal development as people can access resources in an energy efficient way when compared to other transport modes. However, shipping accounts for emissions to air [...]

By | 2020-09-04T09:39:58+00:00 September 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Paper published about a TCO model and significant cost parameter for electric bus systems

The 3rd paper by Anders Grauers at Chalmers, SustainTrans member Sven Borén, and Oscar Enerbäck at RISE in the frames of the electric bus study has after four years of work been completed. The abstract: Without experiences of electric buses, public transport authorities and bus operators have faced questions about how to implement them [...]

By | 2020-06-24T13:04:58+00:00 June 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Paper published about learning as a key leverage point for sustainability transformations

Jayne Bryant and SustainTrans researcher Giles Thomson published a paper on learning as a key leverage point for sustainability transformations in the journal Sustainability Science. The paper offers a longitudinal case study (2011-2016) from a local government - Canning (Perth, Australia) - to demonstrate “…that educational programs within institutions have the potential to be [...]

By | 2020-05-12T15:56:12+00:00 May 12th, 2020|News|0 Comments